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MLB Injury News:
Derek Jeter had to be removed from Game Three of the New York Yankees division series victory over the Baltimore Orioles. He left in the eighth inning after striking out and apparently re-aggravating the bone bruise that has been bothering him for weeks now. However, he was able to play in Game Four, and last night he showed no ill-effects as the Yankees took down the Orioles and advanced to the American League Championship Series.
According to Benjamin Hoffman of the New York Times, the Yankees' skipper, Joe Girardi, chose to put Jeter back at shortstop for the decisive Game Five after seeing the Yankee captain run uninhibited in Game Four. It was a good decision as Jeter continued to show no signs of the injury and scored the game's second run.
Jeter went 0-for-3 with a walk in Game Five but scored on a Ichiro Suzuki double. Running hard from first base, Jeter showed no signs of the injury that forced him to be the team's designated hitter a career-high 25 times this season. He cruised around the bases without a hint of a limp. It was a good sign for the Yankees and Derek Jeter.
The run, while not necessarily the difference in the game since the Yankees would tack on one more and win 3-1, was important at the time. New York was leading 1-0 and Baltimore was still very much within striking distance. The second run of the game provided insurance.
Jeter, despite concerns about the bone bruise, has continued his hot-hitting. His success from the regular season appears to have carried over into the playoffs. Jeter is hitting .364/.391/.500 in this year's postseason.
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Derek Jeter is out for the postseason after fracturing his ankle while fielding a ground ball at short during the top of the 12th inning of ALCS Game 1 between the Yankees and Tigers on Saturday.The Yankees shortstop was trying to field a grounder from Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta when he went down to the ground in obvious pain. He tried passing the ball to Robinson Cano to make...
Derek Jeter is done for the rest of the postseason. While moving to his left on a ball hit by Jhonny Peralta, Jeter landed awkwardly and went down. He went down and didn't get up. The New York Yankees' shortstop had been nursing an injury in the same ankle for the past several weeks and it may have led to the fracture last night.
According to Mark Feinsand of...
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Is it fair to call Derek Jeter "Mr. October" yet? I mean...dude does have more anythings than anyone else ever has during the postseason.And Saturday night, the hits just kept on coming for the New York Yankees captain. Literally.With a second-inning single off Detroit Tigers starter Doug Fister, Jeter became the first player in baseball history to record 200 career postseason...
Derek Jeter was unable to put weight on his left leg and was helped off the field in the 12th inning of the American League championship series opener.
The New York Yankees shortstop dived to his left for a grounder hit by Detroit's Jhonny Peralta and winced in pain as he flipped the ball away on Saturday night. He then rolled onto his stomach, and a collective gasp was heard...
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A thrilling first game of the American League Championship Series
took a horrific turn in the 12th inning, when iconic Yankees
shortstop Derek Jeter departed with a fractured left ankle.
Last night, there wasn't much joy for New York Yankees fans as the Bronx Bombers dropped game one of the American League Championship series to the Detroit Tigers in extra innings.
Things went from bad to worst when the news that Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter would miss the rest of the ALCS with a fractured ankle.
Derek injured his right ankle in the top of the twelve inning...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Delmon Young doubled home the go-ahead run in the 12th inning after New York's Raul Ibanez hit another stunning game-tying home run during a four-run rally in the ninth, and the Detroit Tigers outlasted the Yankees 6-4 Saturday night in an AL championship series opener in which Derek Jeter was helped off the field with what appeared to be a serious leg injury...
Daily News PhotoIn little more than the space of a calendar day, the Yankees went from being triumphant series winners to being down 0-1 in the ALCS. They also went from following Mr Postseason to being a bunch of leaderless parts that don't seem to fit together.The parts don't seem to fit together because there is not enough glue. That glue is offense. If the Yankees can...
The New York Yankees 9th-inning hero, Raul Ibanez came through once again to tie the Game 1 of the ALCS vs. Detroit Tigers4-4.Derek JeterBut just 15-minutes later, in the top of the 12th-inning, the Tigers scored but in-between the two runs the Yankees postseason took a turn for the worst.The moment caused the Stadium to go silent, as not even the Tigers wanted to watch the Yankees...
Derek Jeter DH
Ichiro Suzuki LF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Robinson Cano 2B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Nick Swisher RF
Russell Martin C
Curtis Granderson CF
Jayson Nix SS
Pitching: RHP Phil Hughes
Nate McLouth LF
J.J. Hardy SS
Chris Davis RF
Adam Jones CF
Matt Wieters C
Jim Thome DH
Mark Reynolds 1B
Ryan Flaherty 2B
Manny Machado 3B
Pitching: LHP Joe Saunders
Well, the San Francisco Giants are the first of the postseason teams to move on, eliminating the Reds in Game 5. The Washington Nationals are fighting for their lives right now against the Cards, and tonight Baltimore and the Yanks and the A's and Tigers both have match-ups. What I find interesting is that not a single division series was a sweep. Every single one of them has...